16 November 2011

Punjab govt notifies bonanza for employees


   Chandigarh, Nov 15 (PTI) Increased house rent for employees posted in Patiala and Bathinda cities and special additional increment for group –D staff are some of bonanzas the Punjab government today doled out for its employees. "The Punjab government notified the bonanza for major section of its employees, including special grade pay to certain categories," a spokesman said. Special additional increment for drivers and group–D staff, five per cent additional house rent for employees entitled for rent free accommodation were also notified. Employees working in Patiala and Bathinda cities, which were given special status by the state government, would be entitled for House Rent Allowance at the rate of 20 per cent of the basic pay from December 1, the spokesman said.

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